Tales of the Walking Dead Spinoff Anthology Series coming to AMC in 2022

the Tales of the walking dead The derivative anthology series received the green light and will arrive on AMC in 2022. The network announced that the derivative series was in development in 2020, but few details have been revealed since. The show was originally touted as featuring new and old characters from The Walking Dead universe, exploring narratives that will include backstories and independent tales.

The spin-off was announced at the same time that AMC said it would disconnect the main series, The Walking Dead, with season 11 ending his run in 2022. The Walking Dead has been running on the net since 2010 and became a worldwide pop culture phenomenon, already creating a number of spin-offs, including Fear of the walking dead and The Walking Dead: World Beyond. In addition to those spinoffs, it was previously reported that Andrew Lincoln’s character Rick Grimes would be getting his own standalone movie trilogy, though the status of that project is still up in the air.

Today, AMC announced that Tales of the walking dead officially green-lit (via Variety) and which will debut in the summer of 2022. The anthology series will, in fact, focus on new and existing characters from The Walking Dead universe and will debut a six-episode first season on AMC and AMC Plus. The Walking Dead Writer / producer Channing Powell will serve as showrunner for the series alongside Scott M. Gimple, the content director for the TWD universe. Dan McDermott, president of original programming for AMC Networks and AMC Studios, said they see the potential for rich storytelling similar to the type of anthology shows like Twilight Zone and Black Mirror. This is what he had to say about the project:

“We see great potential for a wide range of rich and compelling storytelling in this world, and the episodic anthology format of ‘Tales of the Walking Dead’ will give us the flexibility to entertain existing fans and will also offer an entry point for new viewers. , especially on streaming platforms. We’ve seen the appeal of this format in TV classics like ‘The Twilight Zone’ and, more recently, ‘Black Mirror,’ and we’re excited to engage with fans in this new way, in the context of this unique and fascinating world. . “


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